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Thousands of students protest in Moscow against world cup fanzone: “We will have to study, eh”

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Less than two months before the opening match of the world cup in Russia in protest in the capital, thousands of students at a fanzone that will soon established at the state university of Moscow, within walking distance of the Luzhnikistadion.

In the fanzones during the world cup, tens of thousands of supporters expected that no ticket for the matches could get. There they can on large screens the matches and their country to encourage. “The attendees will make a lot of noise, whilst we do need to study for our exams,” said a 21-year-old student to news agency DPA. “There is no worse place to have a fanzone down to legs”, and filled another student. “This decision is above our heads taken and that now we want to challenge it.”

Students and professors have now joined forces. The joint actions have so far yielded nothing, their last hope rest on the shoulders of the attorney-general. That they have regarded because they are of the opinion that the organizers violate the law. They also have a petition started with 14,000 signatures against the establishment of the fanzone.

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